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FOX
Oct 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
accept the agreement by november 26th. >> the san francisco giants parade could create a traffic nightmare tomorrow morning. up next, one critical thing that b.a.r.t. is doing differently this year compared to the last giant's parade. >> tomorrow this san francisco high school band as well as the rest of san francisco gets ready for the big giant's celebration. actually, i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. >>> there are some estimates that up to 1 million people will be in san francisco tomorrow to watch the giant's victory parade and need needless to say that will create traffic problems. >> reporter: getting into the city will be much tougher than getting into a regular world series game. at least 1 million people will be trying to get to the parade or just get to work. b.a.r.t. says it will have all hands on tech as it anticipates record ridership trying to get to the parade. >> we've been gearing up, we've called out every single employee at b.a.r.t. we're asking them to put on those yellow vests, get out there help with crowd control. >> reporter: t
FOX
Oct 7, 2012 5:00pm PDT
! . >>> new accusations over yesterday's occupy demonstration in san francisco, the stories from protesters and police. >> a heart breaker today in detroit. the team lost the lead and dropped another game to the tigers. >> too high. >> and more pain that pump as gas prices reach a record high, how it is effecting more than just drivers. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. >> good evening. i am ken pritchett. >> i am heather holmes. >> members of the occupy moment in san francisco are leveling new accusations at police, stemming from yesterday's protest. ktvu's patty lee asked if the action were justified. >> reporter: san francisco police do not dispute the video but they said what is not known is what the protesters did before hand. >> reporter: this is video of san francisco police arresting protesters. it was shot by a filmmaker. >> the cops were hitting people with batons and shoving people and slamming people around. >>> the video is making its way around the web. what is not available is footage before this scene. >>
FOX
Oct 26, 2012 5:00pm PDT
than 300 others have gotten sick. >>> now to world series news. the san francisco giants left town today just two dame games away from wing another fall classic. the players board add flight this morning along with their families and the giants front office staff after arriving in detroit, the team was set to practice. game three will be played tomorrow. >> you play every game like it's your last game. it can happen fast. because of what we did in cincinnati and st. louis. >> the giant plane left a little behind schedule after receiving a wet sendoff from the fire department. >>> giants reliever javier lopez took a detour. he took an earlier flight home to denver to witness the birth of his son and share in the first day of his life. his wife renee was set to deliver their second child today. javier plans to fly to detroit tomorrow. >> the cleanup is underway as at&t park prepares for a possible game six if necessary in san francisco. over 43,000 baseball fans can leave behind a lot of trash, so crews this morning got to work sweeping, washing and polishing the stadium's seats, con
FOX
Oct 23, 2012 5:00pm PDT
city, there is a bigger benefit. >> reporter: san francisco businesses are hoping for a big win as well. fans are not the only one excited about this. at $16 the special of the week at san francisco's prospect restaurant, a slow cooked each, nestled in italian black rice. the colors of the san francisco giants. >> i think we will call it the homerun. >> reporter: san francisco businesses hoping for a financial grand slam with the world series start on wednesday. the city is coming off one of the strongest summers for tourism in years. the games are said to add to the wind fall. >> we are excited about this. >> >> reporter: the city's 34,000 rooms are filling up. >> they are coming from across the country. regionally, we saw in 2010, that people come from other areas around the bay area and actually stay in the city and enjoy the game. >> >> reporter: hard numbers are not available for how much the series netted in the 2010 series. we collect information on a monthly basis. two or three nights will he show up there. >> reporter: the money spent on everything from merchandise and ent
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. the terrible didn't pose a risk to residents. >> happening now it is decision day in san francisco for the suspended sheriff. supervisors had been meeting since two this afternoon. these are live pictures inside the board of supervisors chambers. at some point they are expected to vote on whether he will be allowed to keep his job. david stevenson is outside city hall now so how much longer until they are expected to vote? >> reporter: it's going to be a while, particularly because of the public comment and interest in the case. i have come from inskied there is so much interest in the case you can't see city hall but they set up three rooms for people who couldn't get into the main chambers. let's go take a live look where the public comment is underway. it started about 45 minutes ago. supervisors also grilled the lawyers and city attorneys representing the mayor on arguments for and against sustaining official misconduct charges against him. earlier today more than 100 supporters rallied on the steps of city hall chanting reinstate ross. they describe the proceedings as a political
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm PDT
then set to spend the night here before leaving tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. from san francisco international airport where he will be headed to ohio. www.ktvu.com has more on the president's visit, including video of his arrival at sfo. >>> republican presidential candidate mitt romney, according to a survey released today, 49% back mitt romney. 45% supporting president obama. mittaccording to polls, president obama stayed even at 48% before and after last week's presidential debate. governor romney saw a bounce up to 47%. but unemployment numbers could still give the president a boost in polls. mitt romney is using foreign policy to sharpen his attack on president obama. coming up what he would do differently to restore peace to the middle east. >>> mi pueblo is being hit with a boycott today. groups are falling on mi pueblo to rescind its decision to participate in a program that checks the immigration status of workers. they joined the program after federal immigration officials launched an audit in august of the immigration status of workers. >>> business owners are dealing with a fall o
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
francisco. san francisco and oakland how cool is that. we have two teams in the play offs. it's unreal. on top of that was good, these flags are blowing in the right direction. they're blowing from the west. sort of cooling is coming our way. they're blowing that's good. they weren't blowing that direction earlier today. here's what they're trying to blow in. see offshore, see the white that's the marine layer. the winds are going to press this toward the coast. i think it will be here by tomorrow afternoon. but right now it's going to remain clear tonight. a beautiful night out at the coast. temperatures out in san francisco's ocean beach this evening. well, 80 degrees right out at the beach which is very warm. it's been very hot. especially around the bay. places that usually see 80s and 70s this time of year are doing 90s. san francisco downtown today. easily into the low 90s. a shallow marine layer for that. we didn't have high marine layer. probably high again in the afternoon hours because there's a real lid on the atmosphere. right now temperatures 99 in santa rosa, 92 in
FOX
Oct 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
jail on $3 million bail. >>> the san francisco police officers' association announced today it is rescinding it's endorsement of christine olague who was appointed to district 5. last week, christine olague voted to reinstate the mayor to his post of sheriff in the wake of his guilty plea to a domestic violence charge. the officer's association said that her vote demonstrated her "lack of empathy" for victims of domestic violence. >>> in vallejo, police have arrested three people in connection with a home invasion. police were called to the home around 10:40 last night. the homeowner called 911 as the armed men entered the house and left her cell phone on so the operator and police could hear what's happening. police eventually surrounded the house and then alerted neighbors before ordering the three suspects to come out. >> they told us to get back of the house, on the other side of the house, and you know, say away from the windows and stuff like that. but they department -- didn't know if they were going to fire on them. >> the three suspects are from oregon and colorado. inves
FOX
Sep 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. there is that 99 in livermore. concord 95, san francisco misting but mainly in the upper 70's. once again with this hot weather pattern in place air quality has been coming down. the spare the air day for tomorrow. the third day in a row unhealthy for the sensitive groups, the north bay, eastern district and the santa clara valley. around the moderate level. the on shore breeze near the immediate coast and bay. overnight first thing in the 50s to around 60. mild start for monday and another warm to hot day in the forecast for monday. that means temperatures inland approaching 100 degrees. i'm tracking a cooldown coming newspaper a few minutes. we will look at the time of that and when temperatures back down to the 70s and 80s. >> city leaders in richmond say they have big dreams for a green tech center and they need the city's biggest employer to build it. american people are going to get 90 minutes to look these two men in the eye. >> political heavy weights weigh in on the presidential candidates days from their first debate. who they say has the best chance to win over voters. >>
FOX
Oct 28, 2012 4:30pm PDT
coamerica park where the san francisco giant will take on the detroit tigers leading the world series 3-0, meaning a win tonight and the giants sweep the tigers and clinch the series. giants fans from the bay area to the motor city are revved up for the game. we have the started just minutes away. but we may not have deborah because of a glitch in the video. but, again, players are ready to take the field for game four of the world series and more from detroit in just a bit. >> first off, though, fans and players had to deal with drizzle. any rain expected tolinger, mark? >> heather and ken, some of this is working back closer to detroit, and we cannot rule out a chance of a few light showers or drizzle. this is the current temperature, 44 and a breeze out there, sustained out of the north at 16 miles per hour with the shower activity pretty close by. it's not major but still at least in the detroit area where the bulk of the action is to the east. but for first pitch at 5:15 our time, 42 degrees and lots of cloud cover and a bit of a breeze, 18 to 20 miles per hour and a chanc
FOX
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
news. >>> closing arguments in the trial of a former san francisco crime lab technician accused of steeling cocaine. she was charged with stealing cocaine. she has admitted to taking the drugs but denies the fraud charges. her case led to a audit that prompted the lab to be shut down and the district attorney oo dismiss -- to dismiss hundreds of drug cases. >>> two churches were hit by fire bombs last night. police say someone through a cocktail at a building around 10:00 p.m. a priest was able to put out the fire. another cocktail was thrown at another church. in a third case another building was targeted. they did minor damage. they are investigating. >> coming up, the investigation into an arson at an office belonging to the mayor heats up. >>> people are struggling to cope with the heat wave that pushed temperatures into the triple digits. ktvu's robert handa is live in morgan hill where the heat is uncomfortable and dangerous for some. >> reporter: very hot here in morgan hill. we are at a scrimmage. the teams are getting ready for the tournament during one of the hottest days
FOX
Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm PDT
message at the end of the mass but he never did. live in san francisco, mike mibach, ktvu channel 2 news. >> not everyone is happy with san francisco's new archbishop. ktvu's rob roth continues our coverage with the protesters and the counter protesters who came out today. rob? >> reporter: the protest here is pretty much wrapped up, protests that drew critics and supporters of the new archbishop. >> stop teaching hate. >> reporter: two dozen protesters gathered outside. many upset that archbishop salvatore cordileone is a vocal supporter of proposition 8, the ban on same-sex marriage. >> people listen to him. we are here to convince him that we matter. >> reporter: it is comments like this one by salvatore cordileone that has supporters riled. >> marriage can only be between a man and a woman. >> reporter: they say salvatore cordileone is too conservative for san francisco. >> marriage should be for everyone. >> reporter: next to the anti- salvatore cordileone protesters were supporters of the archbishop. peacefully co existing. >> it will be very -- test on him. >> reporter: at one poi
FOX
Oct 16, 2012 5:00pm PDT
gathered here at city hall to celebrate his life and his achievements. reporting live in san francisco, david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> today's service began with a tribute video to ambassador stevens. the video features chris stevens introducing himself as the ambassador to libya. it mentioned his accomplishments in the middle east. chris also expresses his accomplishments in libya. >>> there are a lot of things you can say about chris stevens one of them is he always seemed to be smiling. rita williams got to know his parents and today they shared stories about their son. including why his family called him ambassador years before he became a real ambassador. >> reporter: as chris stevens parents told me a few weeks ago they wanted to be sure that today this is a celebration of their son's life not how he died. >> that's chris as a brand new baby. >> reporter: his proud mother showed me treasured photographs of her oldest child. a little boy who loved life, was a master of disguise and rarely stopped smiling. >> and that was chris. you never saw him let out a -- you never saw him
FOX
Oct 17, 2012 5:00pm PDT
tough one to watch for giants' fans, even from thousands of miles away. paul is live in san francisco with giants' fans and a waiting game. >> reporter: gasia, as the rain trickles down -- actually poured down in st. louis, people began to pour out of here in san francisco. now, of course we still have a few people inside waiting for the rain delay. with this game being in the middle of the day, a few of the sports bars we went to were pretty busy. earlier in the day we were at mccovey's. the game kept fans on the edge of their seats, as the giants played their hearts out, hoping to take the lead in this seven- game series. true giants fans keep the faith. >> we learned that they could be down two and still win it three in a row at home. we're in! >> i've seen 2010 happen. it's all about 2012 now. >> it's torture! being the giants, i know they're used to it. that's why i love baseball. >> we will watch them tomorrow and friday, and we're ready! >> we're ready to go out on sunday and monday. it's gonna go into a seventh. >> giants have to torture us a little bit. that's how it always is. >>
FOX
Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm PDT
what happens and rob roth will be in san francisco with democrats. rob? >> reporter: we are inside the temple nightclub and people are beginning to trickle into the watch party hosted by techiology for obalm -- technology for obama. in talking with democrats, this vice presidential debate is taking on an increased significance because of the lack luster debate by president obama, a performance that has given momentum to the republicans. democrats are looking to vice president joe biden to sees the moment from republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan and much like the san francisco giants, recapture the momentum. >> he needs to show the american people that, you know, he and president obama have been on the job for four years years and they could implement the policies in another four years. >> reporter: democrats say his experience as a debater should serve him well. we are back live and people are still making their way down here for what could be a significant moment in the campaign and an entertaining evening at well. reporting live in san francisco, rob roth, ktvu chann
FOX
Oct 5, 2012 5:00pm PDT
college of san francisco will soon be getting a special trustee to oversee its finances as it tries to keep it accreditation. ccss request's for trustee was approved yesterday by the california community college's board of governors. a trustee is now expected to be appointed in the next few weeks. the community college has until the 15th of this month to submit an action plan to turn itself around and prevent the school from possibly being closed next june. president obama's reelection campaign saw a record-breaking month for fund-raising in september. sources say the amount raised last month exceeded $150 million. that's more money raised than any other campaign this election cycle. the obama camp declined to comment on the numbers. there's no word yet on how much money mitt romney raised. the deadline to report the official numbers to the federal elections commission is october 20th. >>> the moderator for this week's presidential debate is defending himself, after receiving much criticism about his performance. some faulted faulted jim -- for letting candidates go over time. he s
FOX
Oct 10, 2012 5:00pm PDT
blanco, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> to the baseball playoffs. the san francisco giants effaced another must-win game and they came through big time. they just wrapped up a huge win in cincinnati. this is one of their big hits in the game. pablo sandoval. we have team coverage tonight. first to ktvu's ken pritchett at the call ceium where -- colosseum where the a's are also facing a must-win game. >> reporter: despite being down two games, the a's fans thought their team would go to a game 5. we will know if that happens in a matter of hours. >> reporter: during batting practice there is a different vibe, it is relaxed. >> i have been to a lot of games before and i have never been to one that sold out like that. it was awesome. >> reporter: we talked to her before yesterday's game, she predicted a win. and we heard that again tonight. >> never say never. >> i think they are real good. a.j. griffin pitching. >> reporter: the a's are winners at home. the fans take credit for that. >> here you got your 10th man in baseball. >> it is louder than a lot of the parks you have. it is a huge home fie
FOX
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. the san francisco giants this evening now know their first opponent for the play-offs. the washington nationals defeated the phillies today by a score of 5-1. that victory clinched the top side. it means the giants will face the reds. the giants announced game 1 will be at at&t park on saturday. first pitch is scheduled for 6:37 p.m. we're going to head back out to the coliseum and all the excitement in about 25 minutes and we'll bring you much more from those very happy a's fans. >>> in less than one hour, president obama and governor mitt romney will face off in colorado at the university of denver for the first of three debates before election day. it could be a pivotal night for what polls are suggesting is a very tight race for the white house. >> reporter: in many ways, the debate has taken over the university of denver campus. security is tight around the debate hall. thousands of students and faculty will take in history. >> i'm just hoping questions are answered and i can be more informed when i vote. that's what i'm looking for. >> i'm very interested in what obam
ABC
Oct 24, 2012 5:00pm EDT
face? what if they promised to make you look younger or hotter. a woman in san francisco charges $350 for face slapping sessions. there's no medical proof it can improve your appearance but doctors say it can help your circulation and temporarily give you a rosier complexion. would you try this? log on to our facebook page and tell us how ridiculous you think that is. that's called boxing. >> that's what they call stupid. >>> my mom put it on me, middle school, i'm telling you. 78 degrees, comfortable humidity. we're in a niece, nice -- nice, nice stretch of october weather. show you some weather in motion. wool a talk about that storm in a second. take a look at baltimore today, sunshine, fall foilage. by the way, no matter what happens, we will get wind, some rain. if you love the fall foilage, new is the time to go for that country drive. got some good fall color in the susquehanna river, cecil county, harford county. gorgeous weather and laurel. look at that fall color. gorgeous sites around the state. however, again, these leaves will probably be coming off the trees with the win
CBS
Oct 19, 2012 5:00pm PDT
the bay area job market. that brings us to the next surprise. san francisco and san mateo counties lost 3500 jobs in september resulting in a lower overall bay area net job gain. >> there is a catch in all of this. >> among the job gains, many of them have been concentrated in lower wage jobs. >> reporter: that's why tens of thousands of people are still struggling. this employment development department was busy friday with people looking for work and for some, time has run out. like daniel landry, his unemployment benefits ran out in june. he has been looking for work for 2.5 years. >> it's been very difficult. it's something that, you know, like they say, you know, finding a job is a job. >> reporter: experts say avoid the construction and manufacturing sectors. they say those two industries keep losing jobs almost on a monthly basis. in the newsroom, i'm da lin, cbs 5. >>> the jobs report in several swing states could help president obama. unemployment rates fell or held steady last month in nine key states. rates dropped in ohio, florida, wisconsin, colorado, iowa, nevada and
CBS
Oct 23, 2012 5:00pm PDT
looks different through orange colored glasses. in the heart of san francisco, a giant orange heart. victoria's secret even had a giant bra -- i don't mean like a giant bra but it's orange, giants bra. >> it's supposed to be the happiest color, makes people happy. >> orange. >> for sure. >> reporter: at graphics sport wear they have been working on shirts since the game ended. >> when they were down 3-1 we had no idea we would be printing but as they kept winning games, we got ready to print. >> everybody loves the tigers. >> reporter: they won't be buying one. they are from detroit. >> detroit has had tough times so the tigers have been a really nice rallying point for the city. by the way, so we already know the weather for this coming weekend in detroit. possible snow flurries. so when they play ball saturday night in detroit, it's going to be in the 40s. >> reporter: the city of south san francisco it's now a sf city, south san francisco, everybody is a giants fan these days. detroit has gone through hard times as that gentleman was saying bu you know something? i think the coun
CBS
Oct 26, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. they say he was unhappy with legal work davis did for the family. >>> the san francisco driver nearly ended up inside a safeway store in the city's marina district. his jaguar jumped the parking bumper and slammed into a line of shopping carts. but the car stopped short of the store's front windows. the driver was not badly hurt. >>> well, if san francisco giants would play tonight they probably would but it's a travel day. they hope to keep up the momentum tomorrow night in detroit. the club left san francisco this morning with a comfortable 2-0 series lead. they boarded buses outside at&t park earlier. >> proud of these guys and hopefully, we'll play the type of ball we played here on the road. >> nobody thought the giants would be where they are so they have been surprising in the last couple of months. >> game 3 is tomorrow night. in the motor city, along with game 4 on sunday and game 5 if necessary on monday. >>> in two days your couch will come with a warning label because a as cbs 5 consumerwatch reporter julie watts explains, a controversial flame retardant is now on t
CBS
Oct 22, 2012 5:00pm PDT
sonoma county. we see it to the north. downtown san francisco and right by at&t park, for game 7, a heavy shower just moved through that quickly dissipated as it moved over san francisco bay towards oakland. healdsburg with showers and thunderstorms. you will be getting rain in santa rosa, petaluma, novato in the next 30 minutes and san rafael seeing heavier showers between now and 6:00. here's a peek outside. some of you had sunshine, all of us got the most rain we have had in about six months. novato and the oakland hills nearly an inch of rainfall. vacaville .75". more than half an inch for menlo park and then the south bay sunnyvale and santa cruz barely anything less than one eighth of one inch but widespread the most rain that we have had in any one day since way back on april 25th. this is what it looked like the rain showers that we did receive in san jose. some showers there mess up the morning commute all that oil in the asphalt coming out when it hasn't rained in a while and it hadn't until this morning. now let's talk about the snowfall and higher elevations. plenty of s
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
back to shore safely. >>> and san francisco shoppers, bring your own bag. the plastic bag ban expanded to retail shops and bookstores. if you don't buy your own, you have to buy a paper bag for 10 cents. >> the smell is disgusting. >> i burn incense because the whole white house stinks no matter what. >> something stinks in the neighborhood. what's brewing up the stench and the act the city forced to take. >> at sfo, the hottest day in two years, 91, and even in the 70s and 80s at the coast but a major temperature change coming up. details on how chilly we'll get, next. >> and then date night at a discount, the questions to ask while making reservations that could save you a good chunk of change. ,,,,,, residents of san rafael's spinnaker point >>> a pungent stench has infiltrated a neighborhood in marin county. >> the residents of the spinaker point neighborhood say they can't take it anymore. the city is forced to take action. >> reporter: this neighborhood looks nice, but the resident said it stinks, literally. >> it's disgusting. >> reporter: because the lagoon she lives next to is
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm PDT
over today. salvatore cordileone was installed as archbishop of san francisco in a three-hour mass that included ancient church ritual. cbs 5 reporter mark sayre on a day of ceremony and protest. mark. >> reporter: well, elizabeth, the installation of san francisco's new archbishop met by protestors as well as a counterprotest from those welcome him here. archbishop salvatore cordileone walked inside the front doors of st. mary's cathedral at the beginning of the installation ceremony part of the formal tradition of this service and just a few hundred feway prestors let it be known that they are sappoied by the choice of this particular archbishop formerly the bishop of oakland because of his work on california's same-sex marriage ban pr 8. the archbishop himself did not mention me-sex marriage in his welcoming address but he did address his own recent dui arrest in san diego. >> i cannot, though, adequately express my gratitude to you all for the outpouring of love, support and promises of prayers i received in the wake of the regrettable mistake in judgment i made with regard to my dr
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm PDT
mistrial today. deborah madden admits she took cocaine from san francisco's crime lab. prosecutors dismissed hundreds of drug cases because of that confession. but jurors couldn't agree whether madden stole the cocaine through deceptive means so the judge declared a mistrial. >>> thieves break into a home and take more than just electronics. they stole a little girl's puppy. her name is mico. police say thieves broke into a home in south san jose near hayes elementary school. the mother says when they took their puppy they also took a piece of their heart. >> when we found out, the only thing i can think of is how am i going to tell my 10-year-old? what mother wants to tell their children that part of their life has been taken away? i can't do anything about it. >> this is the second time her house has been broken into. a $6,000 reward is being offered for the dog's return. >>> berkeley investigators believe it was a propane tank that likely started this three- alarm fire at a duplex overnight. it took crews two hours to get it under control. five people living in the home were abl
CBS
Oct 25, 2012 5:00pm PDT
middle school. >>> shots were fired early today at a police officer in san francisco's mission district around 1:30 a.m. an undercover officer was driving on highway 101 when he saw shots fired directly at him from a moving car. the car then led the officer on a car chase that ended near bryant street. police arrested one of the suspects. two others got away. no one was hurt. >>> a car crashed into the garage of this home in san francisco's castro valley today. it happened on the 3000 block of market street at about 8:30 a.m. the crash did cause some structural damage to the home. fortunately, no one was hurt. >>> and a developing story as hurricane sandy is already bringing strong winds and some choppy water to miami. the storm barreled into the bahamas this afternoon after slamming into southeastern cuba early this morning ripping off roofs, toppling trees. sandy may cause a super storm mixing with a cold front and affecting the entire east coast from florida on up to maine. we started off with some showers here for the fourth straight morning in parts of the bay area. paul d
CBS
Oct 15, 2012 5:00pm PDT
possible role in a movie star car heist at a san francisco dealer ship. wade's accused of getting on the roof using this mountaineering gear to repel down to a window and breaking it. it's alleged he got into the car, cut the garage door lock and drove off into the night. all the attention on the car theft is misdirected. the attempted murder charges are what could send his client to prison for life. >> if this was a 94 honda accord and it wasn't a tv chef no one would care. >> today he was nothing like the mythical persona in this rap song. two were in court today but didn't want to talk. neither did his mother. but his attorney says there will be plenty to say if the case goes forward. >> there were some real important revelations as far as the san francisco police officer talking about that this was not a one person job. there's been no investigation. >> expect to hear arguments that the car theft had to have been a two person job and wade has to connection to others an theis based on circumstantial evidence. >> other headlines around the bay area. prosecutors stay woman accused of ki
CBS
Oct 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
future. reporting live at the san francisco presidio, linda yee, cbs 5. >>> a day after make landfall super storm sandy still making some history. 48 people have been killed nearly 8 million customers in 15 states are without power. new york city's subway system swamped. countless homes have been destroyed by fire, wind, floods. one government prediction says the wind damage alone could top $7 billion. president obamaed heads to new jersey tomorrow to survey the damage there. sandy dealt the garden state a punishing blow. end tired neighborhoods are under water and beach boardwalks are in ruins. duarte geraldino shows us what's left. >> reporter: access to atlantic city is limited tonight because safety officials say the roads are still not safe. many of the areas are littered with debris. behind me, you can see what's left of a nice chunk of the famed atlantic city boardwalk. it was ripped apart by super storm sandy. tomorrow, the president is expected to join the new jersey governor and tour parts of the state most heavily damaged by the storm. in atlantic city, duarte gera
CBS
Oct 16, 2012 5:00pm PDT
live to san francisco city hall where mourners are remembering fallen ambassador chris stevens tonight. we are there now. >> reporter: a memorial for the ambassador started at 4:30, at san francisco city hall. it was filled an hour before that. that holds 700 people. they opened up one of the courthouse rooms right next door and began a televised feed in that room for the overflow crowd. people continue to come in to listen to the long list of specious that -- list of speakers. the san francisco mayor welcomed the gathering today and said that america has lost a true hero. >> we have lost a true hero to our nation. his accomplishments and generosity lives on in all of the places that he has served, promoting mutual respect, understanding and cooperation through international relationships. ambassador stevens is an inspiration to all of us. i did something -- >> reporter: now stevens grew up here in california. spent a lot of time as many bay area people know, attending uc berkeley and going to law school as well. he called the bay area his home for years and years before joining the pe
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm PDT
notarangelo, cbs 5. >>> also tonight, president obama back in the bay area for a pair of san francisco fundraisers. he is hoping a big haul could put a lid on his republican rival's big post-debate bounce, a bounce that just catapulted mitt romney into the lead in at least one national poll. grace lee breaks down the numbers. >> reporter: the president is examples here at the bill graham in a couple of hours to raise money and to rally his base and if that new national poll that you're talking about is any indication, he really does need to rally the voters because it looks like he is slipping among likely voters. that pew research poll that was released this afternoon shows that the president had an 8- point lead before the debate in mid-september. he has dropped significantly and the republican nominee mitt romney is now leading the president by 4 points. clearly the debate last week has given romney a huge bounce in the polls. and part of the reason why he made a huge increase in two key demographics including women. the president had an 18-point lead before the debate. now the two candidates a
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Oct 10, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. >>> no longer suspended, it is back to work for san francisco sheriff ross mirkarimi. >> i look forward to demonstrating why the people elected me as sheriff and look forward for me and my family to return to normalcy. >> it has been nine months since he was accused of domestic violence for bruising his wife's arm. the board of supervisors gave him enough votes to keep his job. cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez at city hall of mirkarimi is back in the office while the interim sheriff is still in charge? >> reporter: right. in fact, they are meeting together right now. it might seem awkward but they say it's not. they said they need transitional meetings to bring him back up to speed. not everyone is thrilled he's bam. >>> reporter: as ross mirkarimi arrives back at the sheriff's office this afternoon following seven months of suspension, he insists he will play nice with his elected colleagues even those who tried to get him fired. >> i look forward to working with the mayoring the city attorney and district attorney. >> reporter: but the district attorney had an announcement of his own. >> we
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Oct 17, 2012 5:00pm PDT
and wait it out. live in san francisco, don knapp, cbs 5. >>> in other headlines around the bay area tonight, police in pacifica investigating how a body ended up in the front yard of a home. officers were called out to the home on dell road about 5:15 this morning after a report of a disturbance there. investigators are calling it a suspicious death. >>> a former high ranking santa clara county medical administrator is facing serious drug charges tonight. dr. marvin bonham is accused of trading prescriptions of powerful drugs like oxycontin in return for cash and meth. the d.a.'s office also says he wrote prescriptions for county residents who had criminal drug histories. >>> multivitamins fighting cancer. new information may have more people popping daily vitamins. in tonight's healthwatch, we examine the study and find out why not everyone will get the same benefits. >> good evening to you, meteorologist paul deanno. it's not every day that we can combine a heat wave extreme fire danger and then steady-to- heavy rainfall all in one forecast. but guess what we're going to do in 10
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Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. >> thanks, mike. >>> close to $1 billion is coming to san francisco's central subway project. the federal government is pitching in the money. the project running through downtown is aim to ease congestion and make commuting easier. the suit claims it violates the city charter prohibiting nonrecreational uses in city parks. >>> today mayor lee and federal transportation officials announced the project will get $942 million. the money finalized funding for the extension of moon's t line through chinatown. the funding comes a day after opponents. muni project filed a lawsuit to stop it. mayor lee calls the lawsuit frivolous. >>> supporters of california's prop 37 making themselves heard in oakland and washington today. >> simple label, all we want is a simple label! >> today was a national day of action for supporters of the november ballot initiative which would require labeling of genetically modified food. meanwhile prop 37 supporters dropped off a petition at the white house. they say it had 200,000 signatures in favor of the proposed law. >>> other bay area headlines a serial a
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Oct 5, 2012 5:00pm PDT
area got under way today with the america's cup races and fleet week on the san francisco waterfront. people left work early for the hardly strictly bluegrass festival in golden gate park and there is more music with the florence & the machine concert at shoreline. our wild weekend continues tomorrow with more of fleet week and the america's cup right along the san francisco waterfront. one northbound lane of the embarcadero is going to be closed to handle the bike traffic. add to that we have a giants play-off game on saturday and another one on sunday, because it's all weekend, the hardly strictly bluegrass festival is going to draw thousands more to golden gate park. then both cal, stanford, they have home football games. and music fans will be jamming roads for a justin bieber concert at oracle arena. then there is a madonna concert at hp pavilion. on sunday, action continues along the san francisco waterfront. there is a second giants play- off game. the hardly strictly bluegrass festival wraps up in golden gate park, but you also have the castro street fair and the italian heri
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Oct 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
wondering, do you think that this baby could have any way, anyhow, gone through the streets of san francisco? i'd love to see it go down lombard. >> i was going to say the twisty part of lombard? [ laughter ] >> we thought it would go overhead but you got the best close-up view. i guess after this dave, how long before people are going to get to see it on display? this is a great thing today. >> reporter: it will be on display open to the public on october 30th. >> all right. get a good look while it's there. dave lopez, quite a sight. thanks so much. right where i went to college. >>> how to trade in and up for your kid's halloween costume and who owns your twitter followers? on the consumerwatch, julie watts says you would be surprised. >> reporter: last week a federal judge ruled against a pennsylvania woman who charged her former employer hijacked her twitter account by changing her linkedin -- excuse me her linkedin account by changing her password and swapping her name and photo with the person who replaced her. social media accounts for work may belong to your employer. last
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Oct 24, 2012 5:00pm PDT
on the policy regarding exceptions for rape and incest but still support him. the san francisco republican chair says it is the right move by romney to stand by mourdock but not for this issue. >> i think it's absolutely fine for him to disagree with the candidate he endorses on one issue. i'm the chairman of the republican party and i don't agree with candidates who we endorse on every issue. >> reporter: so while focused on the race for the presidency this could have repercussions for the senate. there are only a handful of seats up for grabs including this one in indiana. it was held by a republican. the democrats currently controlling the senate by six every seat is critical to both sides. i'm grace lee, cbs 5. >>> back on the campaign trail, mitt romney was busy rounding up undecided votes trying it stay on message on the economy. >> the president doesn't understand what it takes to get this economy going. he doesn't have a plan to get jobs for americans. i do and that's why i'm going to win. >> the republican nominee has stops in nevada and iowa crossing paths with the president alon
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Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
downtown san francisco. 94 degrees today. tomorrow afternoon, 67 degrees. that's almost like a third off. and we're going to see a big change for everybody starting tomorrow. live look outside the golden gate looking majestic. that marine layer just about nonexistent. bay bridge looking beautiful, as well. a lot of activity on the water and for good reason. we hit 92 in oakland the current temperature. actually got up to 94. triple digits for concord, livermore, santa rosa, 101. currently 99. san jose 94. downtown san francisco 85 degrees. big baseball game tonight. short-sleeved shirt weather for the as and rangers. as win two more, they will win the division. clear and warm tonight, first pitch temperature 82 degrees. because this is happening in october, we don't have a heat warning because we're cooling off tonight. we are down to the upper 50s for fremont, san jose 61, concord 61, vallejo 58 degrees. so we're hot during the day. but we are cooling off at night. now, that hot during the day thing? that's gone starting tomorrow. low pressure is work up the california coastline. wh
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm PDT
to san francisco. >> reporter: the city of oakland is considering more than doubling the number of cameras in this city to 30. carolyn sharpe used to drive a taxi here and is all for it. >> they need to put more up for the simple fact that not only do we have a lot of red light runners, but we also have a lot of showboating. >> reporter: it will cost the city about $2 million to extend the contract with the red light camera company for three years. the city brings in about $1.3 million each year from tickets which is quite a contrast to about a half dozen other bay area cities that have either abandoned red light cameras or are in the process because it's not cost effective. emeryville did away with theirs in june. >> smaller city so they might -- they're more law-abiding citizens in emeryville. >> reporter: in oakland the cameras are set up so not every violator is caught. >> the camera doesn't click unless you're moving 15 miles an hour. so for all those rolling red turns which is -- there's one intersection in particular, you have to be really moving right through that intersect
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Oct 18, 2012 5:00pm PDT
: denise knows the woman and says barbara lives here with the homeowner a retired san francisco firefighter currently on a trip to utah. this is barbara's sister, who told me off camera that barbara and the homeowner were involved in a long happy relationship. >> we're going to pull out all the stops to make sure what we're doing is correct and if this was in fact a homicide that we have the upper hand on it. >> reporter: investigators also say it's possible that what happened here last night was a suicide. in castro valley, anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> more bay area headlines. a berkeley fire burns down one home and damages another. the morning blaze started at a house in the 3000 block of deacon street near ashby avenue before spreading next door. fire officials say the one person inside the home did make it out okay. a nearby convalescent home was also evacuated due to the heavy smoke. no injuries were report. >>> the search for a gunman had oakland's holy names university -- at oakland's holy names university campus came up empty. around 10:30 a.m. someone reported seeing a man with a gun.
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